News Releases

MFX and FPM Partnership brings Asset/Liability Management (ALM) to The Democratic Republic of the Congo

February 12, 2014 (Washington, DC) – MFX Solutions (MFX) today announced the launch of a two-year technical assistance partnership with Fonds pour l’inclusion financière en RD Congo (FPM), in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The goal of the partnership is to reduce financial risk and promote investment flows into the Congolese financial sector. [...]

 

MFX Solutions supports $500 million in local currency loans to micro-entrepreneurs

WASHINGTON, DC, January 29, 2014  – Today MFX Solutions announced that it has hedged the risk on over $500 million in microfinance loans to poor entrepreneurs in developing countries since 2010.   These loans have been made in more than 30 currencies and have benefited over 800,000 entrepreneurs world-wide. MFX was established in 2009 by a [...]

 

Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance (RIM)

MFX Solutions has announced the launch of the Risk management Initiative in Microfinance (RIM).  As a co-founder, MFX is excited to promote the issue of risk management in microfinance through a program jointly developed with founding members Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), Calmeadow, Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI), Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), [...]

 

MFX publishes Microfinance industry’s first study measuring FX risk exposure

MFX publishes Microfinance industry’s first study measuring FX risk exposure Washington DC, January 24, 2011 – Today MFX Solutions released the first comprehensive study of currency risk in the microfinance industry Risky Business: An Empirical Analysis of Foreign Exchange Risk Exposure in Microfinance. The study has found that that over half of MFIs are overexposed [...]

 

MFX Solutions Wins G-20 SME Finance Challenge with Plans to Extend Currency Management Model to SME Lenders

Company’s proven hedging model also receives 2010 Microfinance Recognition Award Washington, DC, November 2, 2010– MFX Solutions announced today it has been selected as a winner of the 2010 G-20 SME Finance Challenge for its proposal to help international SME lenders better manage currency risk. In addition, MFX’s innovative work in helping microfinance lenders was [...]

 

MFX Solutions Launches Service to Reduce Microfinance Currency Risk, July 7 2009

New Company Created by Industry Leaders Enables Lending to Underserved Markets WASHINGTON, July 7, 2009 – MFX Solutions, Inc. (MFX), a new company dedicated to managing global currency risk in the microfinance industry, today announced the launch of its operations. MFX will, for the first time, be making modern hedging instruments accessible to microfinance lenders [...]